Last year I found myself in a quandary. An auto-immune disease had crept into my body causing severe shoulder and hip pain. I could no longer carry my camera gear. Even my small mirrorless kit that I use for landscape work was too much and wildlife photography seemed off the table altogether. I needed solutions! After much soul searching, and ditching the thought of … [Read more...] about Wildlife Photography with Limited Mobility Using Gitzo Systematic Tripod and Fluid Gimbal Head
When exploring in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada, I discovered this really neat rock formation. I really liked all the rings and layers of rock, and the peak that comes up from the lower rock and touches the top of the arch, like it was molded on a pottery wheel. It's a very unusual formation. Please click the photo to view a larger version. The sun was just … [Read more...] about Can Using a Tripod Inhibit Your Creativity?
I often receive emails from photographers asking what kind of gear I use. With Christmas around the corner, it's the perfect time to share my equipment recommendations with you so you know what to get the budding photographer in your family. Or if that photographer is you, this will help you decide what to ask Santa to bring you, or perhaps buy for yourself, this … [Read more...] about 10 Gift Ideas for Photographers